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Vivas Organic Mexican Restaurant

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1210 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2108
+1 831-425-8482
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09:00 - 22:00
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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

A great find here - food was great with really good prices. Staff are a little......abrupt! Not sure what to do in this place about serving or clearing but they weren't the usual Californian helpful to point this out to be honest which detracted from the otherwise great place to eat - and a plus here is the choice of... More 

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Thank Stephen H
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9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 June 2016

If you are looking for fast, fresh, organic and good mexican food in Santa Cruz this is the place. Also not expensive compared to what you get and portions are big.

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Thank Annkathrin S
Santa Cruz, CA
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Vivas has my very favorite vegetarian burrito. I order with spinach tortilla, refried beans, brown rice and a little sour creme on the side. They serve green and red salsa , and both are delicious! I recently tried their chicken mole plate, and it was also very good! Vivas is consistently fresh, and I usually make a stop at least... More 

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Thank NancyTSantaCruz_CA
California
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161 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

There are many good Mexican restaurants iSanta Cruz. But thesis the only one that uses mostly organic produce and fish and has many vegetarian and vegan (yes vegan) options. they do not think you are weird if you don't eat meat. You can have grilled veggies in your borrito. If you eat rich the fish tacos and talapia plate are... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

This is a cute little place with really fresh food, and if you ever get tired of Charlie Hong Kong's across the street then maybe you'll get over to Vivas. And then you'll know how great the food is, and then you'll have to make a choice. OK it's an easy choice, one today, the other tomorrow.

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Thank JoyMermaid
San Francisco, California, United States
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120 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2015

The food came pretty quickly and the cheese quesadilla was very nice and good value for the amount of cheese they put in. The Fish taco was very oily and not very good at all. It almost tasted dirty. But I lived to tell the tale, so whatever it was that tasted funny didn't hurt me. The one really negative... More 

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Thank Alastair B
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2014

One of the best chicken mole dishes I've ever had. The tacos are really good too. Fantastic and highly recommended.

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Thank Natalia122
New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2012

Had 2 great burritos... simple, flavorful with friendly quick service...

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Thank P D
Felton, CA
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2012

We had a Groupon for Viva's Organic Mexican Food good for 2 burritos so we gave it a try on a Sunday afternoon in early January. What a gem! Small menu, great food. Delicious!! Very friendly service, with a smile, and a fountain inside! The organic choices are clearly marked and are definitely worth trying. Your order at the counter... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1210 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2108
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-425-8482

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?